Russia 2018

“We are ready, can’t wait to be in Russia” – Troost-Ekong

Ahead the forthcoming FIFA World Cup in Russia, Bursaspor SK defender William Troost-Ekong has expressed his eagerness to taste action at the global football showpiece come June.

The center-back, who believes the team can soar at the tourney, hinted that the team is in high spirits ahead participation in their 6th Mundial.

“It has been an amazing journey so far because everyone wants to play at the World Cup; we have been training hard and I can tell you we are all in top shape,” the defender told AOIFootball.

“Playing for Nigeria is one of the best things to happen to me because the fans have been amazing, supporting us everywhere we go. So, we will try and give them something good at the World Cup. Everyone is ready and we just can’t wait to be in Russia,” Ekong enthused.

Troost-Ekong then further spoke about playing football next season, stating that he is more concerned about the World Cup at the moment.

“Well, the season was a mixed one for me. I still have a contract with Bursaspor so we will see what happens. For now, I just want to focus on doing well at the World Cup and then take it from there,” Ekong concluded.

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